Category Archives: Sauces & Condiments

How to a makes sauces and condiments.

Citrus Orange Yogurt Dressing

This creamy dressing is chock-full of monounsaturated fats to deliver a powerful cognitive punch. Try it over a spinach salad with bacon and wedges of apple, or a mild Boston or Bibb lettuce salad. (more…)...
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How To Make Your Own Pure Maple Syrup

For lots of people, there's simply no comparison between using genuine maple syrup and the imitation alternatives. Real maple syrup has an incomparable taste that's unrivaled when used as a topping or for cooking. The price of authentic maple syrup can make it hard for individuals to consume this condiment 100 percent of the time....
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Mastering Three Pasta Sauce Recipes You Can Make Every Day

Making your own pasta sauce recipe is an easy, healthy and cost-effective way to get dinner done. When you learn some basic procedures, it becomes simple to make a variety of sauces to suit almost any pasta. And since you are controlling the ingredients, you know exactly how this sauce ranks on the healthy scale....
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History, Uses and Types of Vinegar

Vinegar has been used for thousands of years. In fact, in 2000 B.C., it was a commercial product. It has been used as a preservative, seasoning, beverage and medicine. In fact, Hannibal actually used it to dissolve boulders as he was crossing the Alps. (more…)...
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How to Test For Pure Honey

The term "adulterated honey" implies that the honey has been added glucose, dextrose, molasses, corn syrup, sugar syrup, invert sugar, flour, starch, or any other similar product, other than the floral nectar gathered, processed, and stored in the comb by honey bees. Legal standards and requirements for foods, including honey quality, and tests for honey...
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Peanut Butter Hummus

For a protein kick, try a simple and delicious after-school snack of hummus and colourful veggies. Prepare the hummus and cut the vegetables the night before for a quick and healthy afternoon snack that won't spoil dinner appetites. (more…)...
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How to Make Mayonnaise

It really is an easy process that takes less than 5 minutes in total if you make it by hand. Some people have had great success in making it in a food processor but for me it has not worked out. I really don't mind making it by hand though, I look at it like...
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The Secret of Hoisin Sauce

At the Chinese take-out place I order from, my favorite dish is a colorful stir-fry combining chicken, red and green peppers and walnuts. It contains water chestnuts, too, but what I love most is the flavor of its brown sauce. (more…)...
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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Unexpected Guests? Serve This

Summer is the time of year when I most frequently find myself preparing food on short notice for unexpected company or al fresco meals. It may be something for guests who drop in unannounced or when a bunch of neighborhood kids suddenly decide to hang out at my place; or it might...
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The Process of Making Maple Syrup

Sugar means a lot to our life. Syrup is one of the very important form of sugar. People need this kind of sugar but very few people know the exact process of making syrup. Once you have collected sap from the sugar bush, your making maple syrup just gets started. Read more